What is exhausting is debating someone whom you respect who says "I like Hillary" but finds every reason not to defend her against even specious attacks or be willing to speak out when they agree with her.
While Clinton is far more union-friendly than anyone running for the Republican nomination, her labor credentials are significantly worse than her main challenger in the Democratic primary, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
To a room full of elected officials, business leaders, entertainers, and civil rights activists --including Supreme Court plaintiff Jim Obergefell -- President Obama recited the major milestones that have been reached for the LGBT community during his presidency
John Boehner resigned as Speaker of the House and over the weekend a blood moon rode the night sky. In ancient times this was considered an unlucky omen, even a prediction of the end of days. Now it is known as a total lunar eclipse.
Our democracy depends on an informed citizenry. But where you find out all you need to know about the different candidates?
This summer Republicans have garnered a huge amount of media attention. That was true at the September 16th Republican presidential debate where they spewed lie after lie. Now, Democrats must go on offense and counter the deluge of GOP falsehoods and misstatements.
Political professionals and lobbyists often name a bill the opposite of what it does. The Clean Air Act, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, and the No Child Left Behind Act are all disingenuously named.
There was no public debate or awareness of the issue because House and Senate leaders knew that it could never stand up to public scrutiny. This abuse of the legislative process has now come to full fruition.
I think socialism is becoming popular sooner than I expected. With technology inexorably solving scarcity as it eliminates good-paying jobs, a push for a more socialist approach has seemed to me to be inevitable. But it's happening faster than I thought
Round 2 of the GOP debates was further proof that Jon Stewart was right: No matter how dirty it makes you feel, you just can't stop watching the Trump Show. And no two commentators can agree on how this roller-coaster ends. But one thing is certain: Mr. Trump cannot lose. Because he's already won.
Bernie Sanders is the most electable and honest candidate Democrats have in 2016, which is why he will win the nomination and can easily beat any GOP candidate. After all, you can't win the presidency with the FBI as a running mate and money can't buy a voter's trust.
The buttinskies don't get it. They can't even fathom the notion that Trump's war on political correctness is righteous or corrective. Trump's colorful insistence that offensive comments aren't suppressible let alone punishable, is downright thrilling -- and essential -- to some of us.
Even if Bernie Sanders doesn't win a single primary, it is already clear that he has tapped into a sentiment among Democratic voters that is real and to which Ms. Clinton does not speak.
It's disappointing that fewer college students care about political issues, especially when in just four short years, many will become taxpayers and more fully integrated members of society. Bernie Sanders, however, is doing unprecedented things compared to prior candidates.
Sanders at Houston town hall meeting in July With a surprising number of Americans now rallying behind the Democratic candidate, Bernie Sanders i...
Whether or not Hillary Rodham Clinton is chosen to be the Democratic Nominee, it's important to give her credit for the extraordinary accomplishments she's achieved throughout her career.